Dance Mist o'er the Loch 14534

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Mervyn C Short
Intensity
880 822 822 822 = 54% (1 turn), 41% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
A reliable source tells us ...

A reliable source tells us that the author originally wanted to call the dance »The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge«, in honour of Prince William and his wife, but permission to do so was refused by the Palace (with no reason specified).

The current title of the dance is perhaps less than 100% fortunate given its phonetic proximity to The Minister on the Loch.

Notes (additional to the book and the Manual) collected by Helen Russell from staff teaching The Diamond Jubilee book at Summer School 2012.

13 - 16 1st couple, with 2nd woman and 3rd man, dance half rights and lefts on the diagonal.

21 - 24 1st couple, with 2nd man and 3rd woman, dance a variation on half rights and lefts on the diagonal. To begin 1st man dances diagonally up and 1st woman dances diagonally down. N.B. It may help to note that 1st man goes up, down down and up, while 1st woman goes down, up, up and down.

27 & 31 Ensure that hands are released before starting to cast.

Mist o'er the Loch 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c set | Circle 4 L ½ ; turn P BH 1½ (2,1,3)
9–
1c ½ Fig8 L (i.e. M up) ; ½ diagonal R&L to the L (with 4cnrs)
17–
1c ½ Fig8 R (i.e. W up); ½ diagonal R&L to the R (with 3cnrs) (3x,1,2x) 1c face 1cnr
25–
1c+1cnrs pass, cnrs turn BH ½, and cast away as 1c pass Rsh ; repeat with 2cnrs (to 2,1,3)

Mist o'er the Loch 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c set | ½Circle4 L ; 2c&1c turn B 1½ [to 213]
9–
1c ½ figure8 to L ; 1c+4cnr ½ diag R&L
17–
1c ½ figure8 to R ; 1c+3cnr ½ diag R&L [1c finish facing 1cnr position]
25–28
1c dance RS round 1cnr position and pass RS to 2cnr position while 1cnrs turn B ½ and twirl
29–32
1c dance RS round 2cnr position and pass RS to 2pl own sides while 2cnrs turn B ½ and twirl

Mist o'er the Loch 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s set & circle Left 1/2 way, 2s+1s turn 2H 11/2 times 2 1 3
9-16
1s dance 1/2 figure of 8, (1M with 2s, 1L with 3s) to end 2nd place opposite side, 1s dance 1/2 diag R&L (1L up, 1M down)
17-20
1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 (1M down, 1L up) & end 2nd place opposite side
21-24
1s dance 1/2 diag R&L (1M up, 1L down) 1s end passing LSH to face 1st corner (pstns)
25-28
1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners (corners turn 2H & twirl to end in each others places) & 1s pass RSh to face 2nd corner (pstns)
29-32
1s repeat with 2nd corner (pstns) then 1s pass RSh to 2nd place own side 2 1 3

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